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Vince Cinches

Giant 'Dead Whale' Is Haunting Reminder of Massive Plastic Pollution Problem

Greenpeace Philippines sent a strong message about plastic pollution with a giant "Dead Whale" art exhibit this month in Naic, Cavite. The 50-foot long whale replica, which was created from plastic waste, was positioned on the beach near the shoreline in Manila Bay.

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Curtis Ingvoldstad

The Lorax Pops Out of a Tree Stump Thanks to Minnesota Chainsaw Artist

After having a dying red oak removed from their property, homeowners Beth Goodpaster and Rick Duncan decided to do something different with the tree's stump. They contacted Curtis Ingvoldstad, a Minnesota chainsaw artist, who worked his magic by commemorating Dr. Seuss' character The Lorax, famous for defending Truffula trees against the greedy industrialist The Once-ler.

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Stephen Hawking: We Have 100 Years to Find a New Planet

Humans have 100 years to find a new planet, or else become extinct, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking says in an upcoming BBC series.

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The huge iceberg in Ferryland, Newfoundland on April 16 via jodymartin_3298.

Shocking Photo Shows Massive Chunk of Ice Towering Over Town

A massive iceberg is towering over a Newfoundland town, as climate change continues to cause dramatic and spectacular events.

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Governor Declares State of Emergency to Save Louisiana Coast

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday for coastal Louisiana to highlight the state's need for more federal funding to address extreme weather events.

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Wildflowers north of Los Padres National Forest in early December 2016 (before the winter rains) and in late March during the wildflower super bloom. Photo credit: Planet Labs

California's Super Bloom So Intense It's Visible From Space

Thanks to above-average rainfall after an epic drought, spectacular flowers are blossoming throughout California, and now you can track it from space.

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Kentucky Coal Museum Goes Solar

The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum will always commemorate the past, but now it's also looking to the future by switching to solar power.

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Desalination Breakthrough Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water

Turning seawater into drinking water just became more feasible. Scientists at the University of Manchester in the UK have developed graphene oxide membranes with holes small enough to filter out salt. The sieves represent a technological breakthrough in the effort to make desalination more efficient and affordable.

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